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Tuesday, June 15, 2010


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Wasn't me! I only leave strange doormats!

suvir saran

we know who it was.
The very kind editor-in-chief of the magazine.
I was wondering what prompted these magazines.
Think I have finally understood why.
Once I have verified the facts, I will share.


I have to say it...coming home to Charlie must be something wonderful. You're a lucky man Chef!


suvir saran

Are you implying I was comparing coming home to Charlie to the magazines, D? You are bad.

And yes, Charlie is a wonderful partner to come home to. He is very thoughtful and very kind. Makes my life very comfortable and organized.

Bonnie Deahl

Organic Gardening magazine...I read this over 20 years ago when I was in high school. Organic gardening has been around for many years. It is now that it is becoming in vogue and coming into its time. How nice to see... I have also seen organic methods permeate the landscaping and tree care industries too, of which i have been a part for over 20 years. Using compost tea for your trees is now very trendy and so much in the right direction.

If you grow your plants, food, trees in horrible soil, then what you get will not be if you grow in healthy soils, then what you get out of it will be...

I believe in organic gardening. I have compost tea applied to my landscape several times per year and see the results.....
Yup, read those magazines. They are inspiration!

suvir saran

In India we would put tealeaves after they were used in the rose beds. What do you use them for Bonnie?

Have you been subscribing to the magazine all these years? Have you seen any change in it? They brought in a new very dynamic editor-in-chief and I have heard it changed the entire look and feel and success of the magazine. Good for them. I must say I was shocked by the wonderful quality and look of the magazine. I had no idea about it. And now I LOVE it. Always wonderful to discover good quality things in life.


I don't think I was implying that Suvir. One never knows though.

I spent the weekend in glorious Lake Tahoe (for a skating competition.) Something about my old age has made that party of the world much more appealing. I was very sad to come home. The friend of a good friend of mine (another skater) recommended his favorite restaurant - ON THE LAKE - literally. A very talented young chef and his wife own/run the place. Delicious organic and sustainable cuisine - followed by dessert and a sunset to swoon over. Too bad I had no one to swoon with. It was still heavenly! xo

suvir saran

When the time is ripe that too shall happen D. Enjoy your experiences, even if alone for now. At least you are able to enjoy something beautiful. There are many that do not even have that good fortune.

Bonnie Deahl

I have not subscribed for many years but i may want to begin again. Too many cooking mags now so need to rogue out to just my favorites and add Organic Mag...I am intrigued..
Tea leaves would go into the garden as compost around plants. A healthy soil biology exists when we cultivate our soil and mulch around plants with materials that will break down in a timely way and return nutrients to the soil. Sustainability is becoming a new thing nowadays, but has been around for ages...

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